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Louise Ridley

Why This Woman's Hindu Faith Drives Her To Defend Abused Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK

A glimpse of Usha Sood being adorned for her Hindu wedding in 1977 Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is running its Beyond Belief se...

Father In Yemen Asks For One Million Facebook Likes As Daughter's Dowry

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Tech

A man in Yemen has asked his daughter's suitor to gain a million Facebook 'Likes' in lieu of a dowry. The BBC reports that Salem Ayash, who is a po...

Pride And Prejudice Study Reveals Modern Parents Rely On Daughters To Support Husbands

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you watched Bridget Jones's Diary back in 2001, it wasn't entirely clear whether matters had gotten better, or worse, for women in the centuries si...

Saudi Marriage Between Man, 90 & Girl, 15 'Dissolved'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK

A marriage between a 90-year-old man and his 15-year-old bride has reportedly been dissolved. The match, which saw the man offer her parents a 45,...